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New Democrats say scrap outdated gender-based dress rules in House of Commons

New Democrats say scrap outdated gender-based dress rules in House of Commons

OTTAWA — New Democrats are calling for the "archaic" House of Commons dress code — which requires men to wear a jacket and tie to speak in the chamber — to be scrapped.
Expert tells Lionel Desmond inquiry red flags for domestic violence were overlooked

Expert tells Lionel Desmond inquiry red flags for domestic violence were overlooked

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. — The tragic case of a former soldier in Nova Scotia who killed his family and himself in 2017 was predictable and preventable, a domestic violence expert told an inquiry Wednesday. Dr.
Officials track the origin of a 'murder hornet' possibly from the U.S., found in B.C.

Officials track the origin of a 'murder hornet' possibly from the U.S., found in B.C.

VANCOUVER — The remains of a giant hornet have been found in British Columbia, but the province's bee expert doubts there is any cause for alarm.
Bank of Canada plans to keep eye on climate change impact on inflation

Bank of Canada plans to keep eye on climate change impact on inflation

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada says it plans to more closely monitor how increasingly frequent and severe weather events could impact the prices consumers pay for goods as part of its mandate to keep inflation in check.
Royal B.C. Museum starts decolonization of galleries this month, says acting CEO

Royal B.C. Museum starts decolonization of galleries this month, says acting CEO

VICTORIA — The Royal British Columbia Museum is closing some sections of its galleries as it embarks on an effort to decolonize the institution.
Erin O'Toole and hydropower project rejected: In The News for Nov. 3

Erin O'Toole and hydropower project rejected: In The News for Nov. 3

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Nov. 3 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
O'Toole versus the grassroots: Conservative leader finds himself divided from base

O'Toole versus the grassroots: Conservative leader finds himself divided from base

OTTAWA — Erin O'Toole insists the Conservative caucus is united behind his leadership.

CP NewsAlert: Atlanta Braves win World Series

HOUSTON — The Atlanta Braves have won the World Series with a 7-0 win over the Houston Astros in Game 6. More coming. The Canadian Press
Man accused of killing doctor dies in hospital weeks before Alberta murder trial

Man accused of killing doctor dies in hospital weeks before Alberta murder trial

CALGARY — A man who was to face trial later this month in the slaying of a family doctor at a central Alberta medical clinic has died. Deng Mabiour, 54, was charged with first-degree murder in last year's death of Dr.
PM says Indigenous talks may offer 'solution' so Canada can honour war dead

PM says Indigenous talks may offer 'solution' so Canada can honour war dead

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is confident a "solution" will be reached to allow Canada to honour its war dead on Remembrance Day by lowering the flag to half-mast.